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Garmin DriveSmart 65 and Traffic GPS Navigation System Contents of the user manual for the Garmin DriveSmart 65 and Traffic GPS
  • Product category: Car GPS Garmin
  • Brand: Garmin
  • Description and content of package
  • Technical information and basic settings
  • Frequently asked questions – FAQ
  • Troubleshooting (does not switch on, does not respond, error message, what do I do if...)
  • Authorized service for Garmin Car GPS

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User manual for the Garmin DriveSmart 65 and Traffic GPS contain basic instructions that need to be followed during installation and operation. Before starting your appliance, the user manual should be read through carefully. Follow all the safety instructions and warnings, and be guided by the given recommendations. User manual is an integral part of any Garmin product, and if it is sold or transferred, they should be handed over jointly with the product. Following the instructions for use is an essential prerequisite for protecting health and property during use, as well as recognition of liability on the part of the manufacturer for possible defects should you make a warranty claim. Download an official Garmin user manual in which you will find instructions on how to install, use, maintain and service your product.

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Product description

Enjoy turn-by-turn directions throughout North America, voice-activated navigation and an easy-to-read 7" touchscreen color display, with the DriveSmart 65 and Traffic GPS navigation system from Garmin. Along with pre-loaded, easily updated street maps with 3D images of buildings and terrain, the system comes with numerous features to make driving easier and safer. You can use Wi-Fi to download updates anywhere there's a signal, with no need for a computer, and Bluetooth connectivity to your phone permits hands-free calling and real-time traffic, weather, and parking info.

Garmin Traffic helps you avoid jams and slowdowns with suggestions for alternate routes. Info from the HISTORY Network will guide you to notable parks, monuments, museums, and historic sites, while an integrated U.S. National Parks directory navigates treasured natural resources and experiences, including visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, trailheads, and more. TripAdvisor info points the way to hotels and restaurants, and data from Foursquare covers millions of local businesses and attractions. Driver alerts warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings, and more. The Real Directions feature adds local landmarks and businesses to map info for easy navigation (such as "Turn right after the McDonald's."). You can pull up a list of upcoming necessities, like banks, gas stations, and markets, alongside your map. The Direct Access feature guides you through complex locations like airports and mall parking lots, and there's a search window for finding addresses and points of interested. The system is compatible with user-supplied Garmin backup cameras.
    Navigation Features
    • Preloaded maps of North America
    • Update maps and software using Garmin Express
    • Suggests alternate routes to avoid traffic jams and slowdowns
    • Traffic feature suggests time-saving alternate routes
    • Voice-activated navigation
    • 3D images of buildings and terrain
    TripAdvisor & Foursquare Info
    • TripAdvisor info on hotels, restaurants, and attractions at your destination and on your journey
    • Foursquare info on millions of restaurants, entertainment venues, shops, and other points of interest
    Bluetooth & Wi-Fi
    • Get updates over Wi-Fi wherever there's a signal, with no need for a computer
    • Link to your smartphone with Bluetooth for hands-free calling
    • Pair with Garmin Free app on your phone for live traffic, weather, and parking info and cams
    HISTORY Network & National Parks Directory
    • Notable parks, monuments, museums and historic sites from the HISTORY Network
    • Visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, trailheads, and more at U.S. National Parks
    Driver Alerts
    • Sharp curves, speed limits, railroad crossings, and more
    Real Directions
    • Uses recognizable landmarks, buildings, and intersections to let you know when and where to turn
    Check Up Ahead
    • Lists stops for food, fuel, and other milestones, such as upcoming cities, alongside your navigation map
    Search Window
    • Makes it easy to find addresses and millions of points of interest
    Camera Compatibility
    • Pair with user-supplied backup camera for dramatically improved safety
UPC: 753759211950 In the Box Garmin DriveSmart 65 and Traffic GPS Navigation System
  • Suction Cup Mount
  • Traffic Receiver/Vehicle Power Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents

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    Technical parameters

    Garmin DriveSmart 65 Specs

    Application Vehicle
    Battery Type Internal (Rechargeable)
    Runtime 1 h
    Display Size 6 x 3.5" / 15.24 x 8.89 cm, Diagonal Size: 7" / 17.78 cm
    Display Type Color
    Memory Card Slot 1 x microSD
    Bluetooth Yes
    Backup Camera Compatible Yes
    Touchscreen Yes
    Camera No
    Dimensions 6.8 x 3.9 x 0.7" / 17.3 x 9.9 x 1.8 cm
    Weight 8.5 oz / 240.98 g
    Package Weight 1.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 5.0 x 3.3"


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    Subject: how to save an address
    Date: 07.04.2022 03:03:00Name: Kenneth Shaw
    when i put in a location , how do i save it
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    Subject: Adding Vehicle Height to Avoid Low Bridges
    Date: 01.02.2022 19:30:55Name: Pamela
    Is there a way to add vehicle height to avoid routes with low bridges?
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    Date: 21.01.2022 03:36:43Name: Eileen Abrahamson
    Where can I download the Manual for the Garmin Drive Smart 65 & traffic. I can not find the Manual to download. Do you have a hot spot that I can click to download?
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    Subject: quit working don't
    Date: 16.12.2021 03:29:20Name: Morris Waters
    I just bought this GPS straight from Garmin a short while a go
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    Subject: does not come on or respond
    Date: 16.12.2021 03:10:57Name: Erven Waters
    I just bought this from Garmin (Garmin Drivesmart 65 & traffic) it was working great. It won't come on I plouged my old GPS in to the same cord & it come on what to do
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